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Wheeling, Belmont County Police Reports

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WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 8:01 a.m. Tuesday and 7:31 a.m. Wednesday, officers handled nine traffic stops, five accidents and four miscellaneous calls. WEDNESDAY At 7:31 a.m., North Park Apartments, transport. At 7:09 a.m., Warwood Avenue, disorderly adult. At 6:25 a.m., Iowa ...

Diocese of Steubenville Releases List of Priests Accused of Abuse

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STEUBENVILLE – The Diocese of Steubenville has released this morning the names of 16 priests and a seminarian who have been credibly accused or admitted to sexual abuse of a minor and removed from active ministry. The list dates back to the beginning of the formation of the diocese in 1944, ...

Spike in Property Values Has Belmont County Residents Heated

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — An angry crowd filled the first floor of the Belmont County Courthouse and commissioners’ office Tuesday as property owners who said they believe their real estate values have been increased excessively looked for answers from assessors. The assessors held informal ...

YSS Annual Wheeling SleepOut Raises Funds To Fight Homelessness

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Wheeling SleepOut participants share basic motivation: They spend a night outside so vulnerable teens don’t have to sleep outdoors. The eighth annual event begins Friday and concludes Saturday morning on the Miracle League Field at the J.B. Chambers Sports Complex in Elm Grove. Individuals ...

Economic Summit Explores Future for Weirton

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There have been a lot of changes in Weirton in recent years, and after this week more people will have seen it for themselves. A Regional Economic Diversification Summit, sponsored by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, was held Monday and Tuesday. It drew together local, state and ...

Steubenville Bishop Releases Names of Priests Accused of Abuse

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Compiled by Staff STEUBENVILLE – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Steubenville today voluntarily released the names of 16 priests and a seminarian who have been credibly accused or admitted to sexual abuse of a minor and removed from active ministry. At least two of the priests named — H. ...

Ohio Valley Kroger Employees Ratify New Contract

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Workers at 11 Ohio Valley Kroger stores have approved a new contract and averted a potential strike. The store’s Columbus division released a statement Tuesday saying it had reached an agreement with The United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1776KS. The union represents 1,200 ...

Ferro Challenges Miller for Seat on Marshall County Commission

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Two well-known personalities in the Ohio Valley are seeking a spot on the Marshall County Commission, with former Delegate Mike Ferro, a Democrat, seeking the seat held by incumbent Republican Bob Miller. Miller, 63 of Elm Grove, has been the face of the Interstate 68 project. Miller said he ...

Valley High School in Pine Grove Locked Down After Gunfire Nearby

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Valley High School was locked down for a short time Monday afternoon because of an alleged domestic violence situation that involved shots fired near the school in Pine Grove. James Willis Bright II, 60, of Arkansas, was arrested and faces a charge of attempted murder. Sheriff Michael ...

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STEUBENVILLE – The Diocese of Steubenville has released this morning the names of 16 priests and a seminarian who have been credibly accused or admitted to sexual abuse of a minor and removed from active ministry. The list dates back to the beginning of the formation of the diocese in 1944, ...

Wheeling Police Reports

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WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8:07 a.m. Monday to 7:52 a.m. Tuesday, officers handled three traffic stops, five accidents and two miscellaneous calls. TUESDAY At 7:52 a.m., Mount de Chantal Road, motorist assist. At 7:48 a.m., Main Street, improper parking. At 7:13 a.m., Warwood ...

Bell Tolls in Wheeling for Fallen Firefighters

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WHEELING — The Wheeling firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered Monday afternoon with a ceremony by the Wheeling Fire Department. Following a prayer of remembrance by the Rev. Darrell Cummings, Wheeling Fire Chief Larry Helms spoke briefly of the dangers ...

Senior Status Judge Arthur Recht of Wheeling Dies at 80

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WHEELING — The late Judge Arthur Recht’s peers remember him as a man with a strong force of personality alongside a strong mind. Recht died Sunday night at Wheeling Hospital after suffering a stroke at the age of 80. After receiving news of Recht’s passing, U.S. Magistrate Judge James ...